Borr Drilling Limited (the “Company”) (NYSE and OSE: “BORR”) is pleased to announce it has been awarded new contracts for two of its premium jack-up drilling rigs. These awards increase the Company’s backlog by approximately 2,030 days, excluding optional periods.
The premium jack-up drilling rig “Frigg” has secured long-term contract from an undisclosed customer for work in the Middle East. This contract has a firm duration of 5 years plus options and is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2023 following the completion of the rig’s reactivation. The estimated contract value of the firm term, including mobilization fee, is $282 million.
The premium jack-up drilling rig “Gunnlod” has received a binding Letter of Award (“LOA”) from an undisclosed customer for work in Southeast Asia. The program has an estimated duration of 205 days and is expected to commence in June 2023 following the completion of its current firm contracts and a statutory periodic survey. The estimated contract value is $27.5 million.
These awards increase the Company’s contracted fleet to 21 rigs out of a total of 22 delivered rigs.
Please refer to the latest Fleet Status Report, enclosed to this release, for further updates on fleet developments, contracts, and extensions.
30 December 2022
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